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Concert in Hancock, MI at FU

Yesterday we gave flute and guitar masterclasses and a concert at Finlandia University sponsored by our friend Pat Valencia who has a Suzuki guitar studio in Hancock called Valencia Estudio. We have found that without people like Pat who really make an effort to be a caretaker for music performance, it would be impossible to…

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Watercrazed…we’re not by the great lakes anymore

Ahh, Natural Resources… Nothing is too far away from the water source in the Canyonlands campground, but we were worried about finding a place to filter water out in the backcounty. Water is available only in small isolated pools usually as the base of a rock outcrop in the upper parts of the canyons. When…

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Fanfare Review of Folias’ CDs

by ROBERT SCHULSLAPER for Fanfare Magazine Jan/Feb 2009 Carmen Maret and Andrew Bergeron, together known as Folias, here showcase their talents and interests, which include tango (Maret is a dancer as well as a musician and a scholar of all things tango), composition, and improvisation. Titled “Waterway,” Blue Griffin 175 is essentially an extended suite…

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